There are so many ways to make corn bread. Why not try them all?
1 cup flour
1 cup corn meal
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 cup melted, browned butter (cooled) + more for skillet
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup honey
1/2 teaspoon flaked salt for top of bread
1/2 teaspoon sugar for top of bread
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and with skillet in oven with 2 tablespoons of butter. Butter will melt and line the pan while heating.
Mix together dry ingredients in small bowl. In another bowl, whisk together wet ingredients. Add melted butter last. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Pour into skilled with melted butter. Top with flaked salt and sugar. Bake for approx. 15 minutes until tester comes out clean.